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Selama

or Selemeh. The headland of the Persian Gulf, commonly called Cape Musseldom. The Indians throw cocoanuts, fruits, and flowers into the sea when they pass this cape, to secure a propitious voyage. (Morier.)

Breezes from the Indian sea Blow round Selama's sainted cape.

Moore: Fire Worshippers.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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